Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2019 to be Announced at Universite Laval in Quebec City, Canada

Date: February 11, 2019
Register: https://www4.fsa.ulaval.ca/en/evenements/icf-top7-intelligent-communities-of-the-year-2019/registration-fees/

Every year, the Intelligent Community Forum names the Top7 Intelligent Communities in the world. The 2019 announcement will be at an event taking place in Québec City, a Top7 Community of 2012, and will be organized by the Department of Organizational Information Systems at Université Laval's Faculty of Business Administration.

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This day, commemorating intelligent cities, will bring together representatives of the 7 cities selected from the most intelligent in the world, as well as world-renowned speakers and lecturers. Any cities or stakeholders interested in intelligent cities are also invited to attend this educational and networking event. International media will also be on site to cover the event.

The day ends with a dinner at 5:30pm, including the announcement of the Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2019. Immediately following the live announcement at the event, ICF will release its global announcement of the Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2019 on its website. Click here to register.

Program

8:00-8:30 | Registration


8:30-9:00 | Welcome session

Speeches :

  • Sehl Mellouli, professor, FSA ULaval
  • Louis Zacharilla, Co-Founder, ICF
  • John Jung, Co-Founder, ICF
  • Carl Viel, President and CEO, Quebec International, Canada
  • A representative from Quebec City, Canada

9:00-10:15 | Emergent technologies and Intelligent Communities

Moderator: To be determined

Presenters:

  • Christian Gagné, professor, Université Laval
  • Doug McCullough, CIO, City of Dublin, United States

Panel : The moderator animates the debate between the audience and the presenters


10:15- 10:45 | Coffee break


10:45-12:15 | Intelligent Communities experiences

Moderator: John Jung, ICF Canada

Presenters:

  • Sebastien Tremblay, Director of the Joint Research Unit in Urban Sciences and professor, Université Laval
  • Greg Dandewich, Vice-president, Economic Development Winnipeg Inc., Canada
  • Pierre-Luc Lachance, Municipal councilor, Quebec City

Panel: The moderator animates the debate between the audience and the presenters


12:15-13:30 | Lunch


13:30-14:45 | Challenges of Intelligent Communities

Moderator: To be determined

Presenters:

  • Mark Buckley, Application services manager, City of Rochester, United States
  • Thierry Badard, Professor, Research Center on Geomatic, Université Laval
  • Päivi Stutinen, Director for City as a Service Development, City of Espoo, Finland

Panel: The moderator invites the audience to identify and debate on challenges for smart cities. Each table can name a representative. Each table will have 20mns to identify key challenges for cities and then present them to the audience. The moderate undertakes a discussion about the identified issues.


14:45-15:15 | Coffee break


15:15-16:30 | 5th Generation of telecom and infrastructure

Moderator: To be determined

Presenters:

  • Joani Gerber, CEO, investStratford, Stratford
  • Éric Poirier, Director Smart Cities Challenge, Infrastructure Canada

Panel: The moderator animates the debate between the audience and the presenter


16:30-17:00 | Closing session

Speeches of:

  • Sehl Mellouli, professor, FSA ULaval
  • Louis Zacharilla, Co-Founder, ICF
  • Representative of Quebec City, Canada
  • Representative of Quebec International, Canada

17:00-17:30 | Transition to the dinner


17:30-19:30 | Dinner and announcement of the Top7 Intelligent Communities of the Year

Moderator: To be determined

  • Top7 Announcement: John Jung & Lou Zacharilla (ICF Co-Founders)

 

 

WHEN
February 11, 2019 at 9am - 5:30pm | Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE
Carré des affaires FSA ULaval-Banque Nationale

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